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09/17/2016 - 14:09

Office hours for this term - 19th Sept - 9th December 2016

  • Monday 3-4 pm: Evelyn - Community Events Coordinator
  • Tuesday 9-10 am: Eva - SMaRT Coordinator
  • Wednesday 2-3 pm: Gillian - Volunteer Coordinator
  • Thursday 12-1 pm: Claire - Teacher Partnership Coordinator
  • Friday 9-10 am: Deborah - Mentorship Coordinator
09/13/2016 - 14:22

 Come to Let’s Talk Science Information Sessions (with free pizza)

Volunteer for one of our many programs to improve youth literacy of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields with the largest science communication organization in Canada, all while building your skills and having a blast!

Anyone can volunteer, grad students, postdocs, undergrads and even faculty!

**See how you can make an impact at one of our information sessions:**

  • Thursday, Sept. 15th 12-1 PM at BC Cancer Research Centre
  • Friday, Sept. 16th from 12-1 PM PHRM 1101
  • Wednesday, Sept. 21st from 6-7 PM in CHEM D200 

RSVP at: lts@ubclts.com or just show up!

Details here: www.ubclts.com/InfoSession2016.pdf


07/11/2016 - 13:14

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Become a UBCLTS Coordinator!

UBC Let's Talk Science is looking for enthusiastic students or post-doctorals to join our coordinating team! The successful applicants will work with a dedicated group of coordinators and volunteers to engage youth in hands-on, minds-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities across Metro Vancouver. 

Training and professional development opportunities will be provided. 

Deadline for applications July 15th 2016 (11:59PM) Wednesday 20th July
 
Recruitment posting attached and can be found here: www.ubclts.com/docs/CoordinatorRecuritment2016.pdf

 

04/27/2016 - 17:52

 Office Hours Summer 2016:

Happy Summer volunteers! Office hours from 27th April 2016 are
Wed: 12 - 1pm (April 27 - May 27)
Fri: 9:30am - 10:30 (April 27 - June 24)
Or by appointment. Email supplies@ubclts.com to arrange yourself some LTS office related fun!

Our office is well-stocked with materials and equipment available to all volunteers. We have a variety of prepared activity kits available for sign-out that cover topics such as biology, forensics, engineering and environments. We also have an inventory of fun activity ideas for various concepts and themes related to science, engineering and technology.

 

04/18/2016 - 20:40

 Let's Talk Science is hosting a full day high school symposium on Friday, May 27th, 2016, and this year's theme is BIOENGINEERING!

The symposium will bring together over 100 grade 10-12 students with a mission to promote and draw interest to the exciting and rapidly advancing applications in fields ranging from tissue implants and prosthetics to genetic engineering.

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to host workshops throughout the day - if you are interested in sharing your knowledge on a related topic and working with eager high school learners, we would love to get you involved!

DATE: Friday, May 27th, 2016

AUDIENCE: 25-30 grade 10-12 students per workshop

TIME COMMITMENT: Morning and/or afternoon; each workshop will be around 1 hour long

Sign up at: http://goo.gl/forms/Wrt8lYXOo0

For more information, please see http://explorecuriocity.org/letstalkbioengineering or send us a message at community@ubclts.com..


03/22/2016 - 15:56

We are hosting a one day high-school science symposium on the topic of Bio-Engineering filled with a keynote speaker, workshops and a question and answer panel. We hope to engage young students grades 9-12 about Bio-Engineering in research and in practical applications of Bio-Engineering in our daily lives.

Event Location: UBC Point Grey Campus

Event Date: May 27th, 2016

Time: 8am - 4pm 

Click to read more


02/17/2016 - 11:43

UBC LTS is partnering with Richmond Public Library to offer educational Spring Break science activities for children ages 9-12 on March 22nd! We are looking for 3-4 volunteers to run the Bone Zone hand-making activity, where children make model hands out of construction paper, straws, tape, and string! Don't miss out on the fun!

Sign up here goo.gl/forms/eTi9xeQOPL or email me at community@ubclts.com

Who: 15-25 Children, ages 9-12
When: March 22nd, 2pm-3pm
Where: Richmond Public Library, Cambie Branch (11590 Cambie Road Richmond, B.C)


12/11/2015 - 00:04

It's the end of the school term and the holidays are just around the corner! To show our appreciation of all your hard work as LTS volunteers, we're inviting you to kick-back and put on your trivia-caps for a night out at  UBC LTS Pub Trivia Night on Dec 14th: Click on the link for details!  www.ubclts.com/VolDecEvent2016.pdf

09/28/2015 - 10:48

Email volunteer@ubclts.com
OR come to one of our office hours and ask all the questions you have, click here for info: www.ubclts.com/location
Or sign up for teacher partnership training : www.ubclts.com/partnership Trainings taking place THIS WEEK (29th Sept)!
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09/11/2015 - 13:20

Are you shopping for elective courses or taking advantage of UBC Rec's shopping week to score free zumba classes..?  Why not add UBC Let's Talk Science to your timetable this term!
 
If you're interested in combining your inner science nerd and your love of volunteering, come join us at our welcome workshops for more information! Click this link for details: www.ubclts.com/info_session2015.pdf